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Hamilton, A. Jr. (fl. 1769-1785) Town and Country Magazine or Universal Repository of Knowledge, Instruction and Entertainment for the Year 1779. [Vol. 11, (1779)]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03459 Author/Creator: Hamilton, A. Jr. (fl. 1769-1785) Place Written: London, England Type: Magazine Date: 1779 Pagination: 1 v. : 718 p. : ill ; 21.5 x 14.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Eleventh annual volume of a periodical journal that resembles the Gentleman's Magazine and London Magazine in format and style. 12 monthly issues bound. Includes many engraved plates. Indexed at the end of the volume. Printed for A. Hamilton, Jr. Book is boxed. Contains much on the American Revolution, including this magazine's first printing of the Declaration of Independence on page 148.

Background Information: The Town and Country Magazine began in January 1769 and ceased December 1796 with volume 28.

People: Hamilton, A. Jr., fl. 1769-1785

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: JournalismGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyArt, Music, Theater, and FilmRevolutionary WarContinental CongressCongressGovernment and CivicsMilitary HistoryDeclaration of Independence

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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